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There are 3 ways to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm 917 / ...

$36 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 10 / ...

$38 - $51

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Loch Ness 120.8 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Loch Ness is 89 miles. The road distance is 120.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 45m and costs £27 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Loch Ness is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Aberdeen to Loch Ness.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Loch Ness. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Loch Ness, Scotland?

Stagecoach North Scotland operates a bus from Aberdeen to Loch Ness every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 4h 12m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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